Cajon Valley Union School District

750 E. Main St.
El Cajon, CA 92020-4012
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Cajon Valley Union School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023-24 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 14,770 students in Cajon Valley Union School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Cajon Valley Union School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
27 Schools
10,374 Schools
# Students
14,770 Students
5,875,325 Students
# Teachers
663 Teachers
267,718 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

Cajon Valley Union School District, which is ranked #651 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1188 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cajon Valley Union  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cajon Valley Union  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cajon Valley Union  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.63
# American Indian Students
38 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
731 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
5,081 Students
3,281,576 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
56%
# Black Students
952 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
6,720 Students
1,235,132 Students
% White Students
46%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
128 Students
24,654 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,117 Students
309,973 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,761
469,271
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,478
408,059
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,586
420,942
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,633
426,262
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,642
432,570
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,573
440,490
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,694
440,434
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,666
434,798
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,737
455,632
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
483,963
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
494,705
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
478,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
489,783
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,758 is higher than the state median of $14,448. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,579 is higher than the state median of $13,766. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$248 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cajon Valley Union  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending
$245 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Cajon Valley Union  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,758
$14,448
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cajon Valley Union  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,579
$13,766
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cajon Valley Union  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Best Cajon Valley Union School District Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Flying Hills School Of Arts
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1251 Finch St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3132
Grades: K-8
| 705 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Madison Avenue Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1615 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3077
Grades: K-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Montgomery Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1570 Melody Ln.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3107
Grades: 6-8
| 784 students
Rank: #1 - 41. - 4.
Rancho San Diego Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12151 Calle Albara
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3211
Grades: K-5
| 521 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Cajon Valley Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Park Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3092
Grades: 6-8
| 801 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Hillsdale Middle School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Brabham St.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 441-6156
Grades: 6-8
| 1,423 students
Rank: n/an/a
1005 S. Anza St.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3116
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: n/an/a
3845 Avocado Sch Rd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 588-3100
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: n/an/a
9863 Oakmont Terr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3678
Grades: K-5
| 506 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cajon Valley Home
Alternative School
2962 Jamul Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3128
Grades: K-8
| 534 students
Rank: n/an/a
195 E. Chase Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3123
Grades: K-5
| 604 students
Rank: n/an/a
2000 Suncrest Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 558-3128
Grades: K-8
| 246 students
Rank: n/an/a
Emerald Middle School
1221 S. Emerald Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3097
Grades: 6-8
| 460 students
Rank: n/an/a
Empower
Special Education School
165 Roanoke Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92022
(619) 588-3296
Grades: K-8
| 15 students
Rank: n/an/a
11625 Fuerte Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3134
Grades: K-5
| 670 students
Rank: n/an/a
1495 Greenfield Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3103
Grades: 6-8
| 572 students
Rank: n/an/a
2962 Jamul Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 441-6150
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: n/an/a
500 W. Madison
El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 588-3139
Grades: K-5
| 664 students
Rank: n/an/a
1145 Redwood Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3075
Grades: K-5
| 731 students
Rank: n/an/a
9669 Dunbar Ln.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 441-5741
Grades: 6-8
| 543 students
Rank: n/an/a
650 Greenfield Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3080
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: n/an/a
651 S. Third St.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3083
Grades: K-5
| 525 students
Rank: n/an/a
1030 Naranca Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3087
Grades: K-5
| 661 students
Rank: n/an/a
14314 Rios Canyon Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3090
Grades: K-5
| 252 students
Rank: n/an/a
1609 E. Madison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3146
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1908 Vista Grande Rd.
El Cajon, CA 92019
(619) 588-3170
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: n/an/a
1376 Pepper Dr.
El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 588-3136
Grades: K-5
| 522 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Cajon Valley Union School District?
Cajon Valley Union School District manages 27 public schools serving 14,770 students.
What is the rank of Cajon Valley Union School District?
Cajon Valley Union School District is ranked #651 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Cajon Valley Union School District?
46% of Cajon Valley Union School District students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Cajon Valley Union School District?
Cajon Valley Union School District has a student/teacher ratio of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What is Cajon Valley Union School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,579 is higher than the state median of $13,766. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • District size: 27 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 14,770 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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